WRI Managing Director Featured in NJ Property Tax Article

WRI Managing Director Darren A. Spielman recently discussed New Jersey property taxes in a feature by Rutgers Today as part of their continuing series on the State’s governor’s race.  Both brief and insightful, Dr. Spielman’s responses provided insight into the reasons, potential solutions, and barriers present in considering why New Jersey has the highest property tax rates … Read more of WRI Managing Director Featured in NJ Property Tax Article

CCPYDC Efforts Featured by SNJ Today

The Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC) was recently featured twice by SNJ Today in conjunction with Cumberland County’s recognition of June as Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month. On June 23rd, CCPYDC hosted a Corner Store Health event in Bridgeton to help promote health education and to bring gun-safety kits to the community. CCPYDC also hosted … Read more of CCPYDC Efforts Featured by SNJ Today

WRI Advisory Board Member Opinion Article

The Honorable Mayor Albert B. Kelly (City of Bridgeton) recently wrote an article on the work of the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC) and the group’s continued efforts to, “…reduce the number of kids who become part of the juvenile justice system, [and help] kids already involved in the system from getting absorbed into a life that … Read more of WRI Advisory Board Member Opinion Article

Freeholder Joe Derella Named South Jerseyan of the Year

“(CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J.) — Cumberland County Freeholder Director Joe Derella has been named “Public Sector South Jerseyan of the Year” by the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University Camden.  Derella received the award during a special recognition dinner held on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at the Scotland Run Golf Club where he … Read more of Freeholder Joe Derella Named South Jerseyan of the Year

WRI Faculty Fellow – Featured Articles

WRI Faculty Fellow Shauna Shames’ assessment on the distribution of public goods across North, Central, and South Jersey has received much attention since its publication and presentation in early December.  The report, which details South Jersey’s disproportionate allotment of resources, can be found in its entirety on WRI’s website and has been featured by the following news sources: CBS … Read more of WRI Faculty Fellow – Featured Articles